Career

Sep
30
Work on Your Craft

Work on Your Craft

Employees sell their time and energy on the labor market.  In a free market, we are compensated for the value
2 min read
Sep
23
Make Your Goals a Habit

Make Your Goals a Habit

In Part 1 we covered why we should pay attention to the daily decisions we make and how these minor
4 min read
Sep
02
Tiny Thoughts: What Would You Do If You Knew It Would Fail?

Tiny Thoughts: What Would You Do If You Knew It Would Fail?

Last week, we discussed how to prioritize what you work on.  Now, I want to to step back and help
1 min read
Aug
26
Tiny Thoughts: Prioritizing What to Work On

Tiny Thoughts: Prioritizing What to Work On

I have a lot of interests and ideas.  I bet you do too.  And it’s great to explore new
2 min read
Aug
04
Rethink that Side Hustle

Rethink that Side Hustle

Like many of you, I too had been sold the idea of quitting your 9 to 5 by growing your
2 min read
Jul
27
4 Habits for Career Growth & Enjoyment

4 Habits for Career Growth & Enjoyment

I was recently asked to give some advice to engineers new to the industry.  Here is a short list of
4 min read
Jul
21
Make Better Decisions with One Question

Make Better Decisions with One Question

Work and life are just a series of decisions we need to make.  Often there is not a clear best
3 min read
Jul
15
Tiny Thoughts: Uncomfortable Feedback

Tiny Thoughts: Uncomfortable Feedback

Embrace Criticism & Feedback * Receiving and giving feedback, especially in the context of work, can be uncomfortable.  It’s precisely
1 min read
Jul
05
Words Over Code: Grow Your Impact And Career Through Writing

Words Over Code: Grow Your Impact And Career Through Writing

Why Should You Improve Your Writing? We write all day long.  Engineers will write pull request descriptions, JIRA tickets, Slack
7 min read
Jul
01
How to Write Well

How to Write Well

Good writing is when you respect your reader.  You do the work up front as the writer to make it
3 min read